Gut Microbiome May Affect Some Anti-Diabetes Drugs


In a review of more than 100 current published studies in humans and rodents, a Wake Forest School of Medicine team examined how gut bacteria either enhanced or inhibited a diabetes drug’s effectiveness.

School of Medicine Receives Grant to Create STEM Program for Middle School Girls


The grant will support the creation of a comprehensive STEM satellite program for 40 female middle school students by partnering with Davidson and Surry County Schools.

Researchers Develop First Ever Model for Patient-Specific Treatment of Appendix Cancer


Scientists at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have recently developed a process that may change the way cancer of the appendix is treated in the future.

Youth Football Players Risk Brain Changes


MRI scans show that repetitive blows to the head results in brain changes among youth football players.

Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services


Free screenings and other health-related services will be available to the public on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the 20th annual Share the Health Fair.

Wake Forest Baptist Fiscal Year 2019 First Quarter Performance


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center released its first quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2019.

Duke Physician-Scientist Reproductive Infectious Diseases Expert to Join Wake Forest Baptist


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced Robert Phillips Heine, M.D., a renowned Duke University physician-scientist whose major focus has been reproductive infectious diseases and their impact on pregnancy outcomes, has accepted appointment as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN).

26th Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Tonight


Wake Forest Baptist has celebrated its holiday spirit with the Winston-Salem community through the 31-foot Moravian star atop the Medical Center’s North Tower since 1992.

Obesity a major – but hardly the only – reason behind rise in type 2 diabetes


More people than ever before have diabetes. And that’s not just because there are more people than ever before.

Facial Skin Injury Could Be Healed with Bioengineered BioMask


Facial wounds or burns could one day be treated with skin tissue regenerated with the use of a 3-D bioprinted BioMask created by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists.